The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Bella Reeves

Bella Reeves, Editor-in-Chief

Bella Reeves is a senior at Carlmont High School who loves to make videos and tell amazing stories for the world to experience. As the Editor-in-Chief of ScotCenter, she aims to humanize the news through her videos. She's always been a hardworking student and her extra-curricular activities are also to par; she works as a social media intern at BraveMaker and is a 2019 graduate of the California Scholastic Press Association workshop. Reeves hopes to major in TV Broadcasting and one day become an Academy Award-winning documentarian. To check out her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @bellareevesss

All content by Bella Reeves

Good Connection Ep. 1: Bonding over big blinds

December 11, 2020

Distance learning has made it tougher for students to maintain classmate relationships. Join hosts Eoin Cunningham and Bella Reeves in their new show as they reconnect with their journalism classmates...

Reap What You Sew

May 28, 2020

“Reap What You Sew” tells the story of a 17-year-old girl named Auva Soheili with a drive to fix social injustice around the world… through clothing! In 2019, Auva started her own clothing line,...

[Video] Bored and Quarantined Ep. 2: Laughter is the best medicine

April 17, 2020

It's been a month since the shelter in place order, and it's time for some new ideas on how to keep yourself entertained. This episode is a reminder for everyone to keep smiling and not be afraid to let...

[Video] Bored and Quarantined Ep. 1: Accessing your creative side

March 20, 2020

It's easy to become bored during this period of quarantine as a result of COVID-19. Here are a couple of ideas of what you can do to stay engaged and interested while you're isolated at home. Music...

[Video] Subtle Sexism Ep. 2: The cost of being a woman

March 3, 2020

Women are discriminated against in their everyday shopping whether they realize it or not; the Pink Tax is one such example showing the cost difference between men's and women's products. Things such as...

[Video] Subtle Sexism Ep. 1: What is it?

February 4, 2020

There seems to be an underlying reason as to why sexual discrimination still exists. This docu-series will be exploring society’s unconscious reasoning towards discrimination against others, specifically...

[Video] Students’ favorite things about Carlmont

December 20, 2019

A feel-good video for the end of the first semester, students reflect on their favorite aspects and places at Carlmont high school.

[Video] Dodgeball tournament tosses spirit into lunchtime

November 8, 2019

Throughout the month of November, ASB is hosting a dodgeball tournament on the football field. They aim to spread student engagement and spirit to students who want to partake in a fun activity during...

Breaking News: PG&E cuts power in Bay Area due to wildfire concerns

October 27, 2019

The growing wildfire concern in the Bay Area brings PG&E to cut power in parts of Northern California.

[Video] Spina Farms Pumpkin Patch leaves its community feeling gourd

October 22, 2019

Spina Farms in Morgan Hill, California embraced October with welcoming arms, opening its annual pumpkin patch for others to enjoy. Established by the Spina family in 1944, they share the importance of...

[Video] EJ Carrion vamps up Carlmont’s welcoming assembly with words of wisdom

September 27, 2019

This year's welcoming assembly introduced EJ Carrion, a renown inspirational speaker who came from a single-parent home and later received the Bill Gates scholarship. By telling his success story, he encouraged...

[Video] Screamin’ Scots nurture student inclusivity and expression

September 12, 2019

Screamin' Scots held their first meeting on the football bleachers for students to attend and learn Carlmont cheers in preparation of the football game on Friday.

[Video] Student athlete Annika Lin serves up passion on the court

September 6, 2019

Annika Lin, a senior at Carlmont High School, demonstrates her hard work and dedication as a tennis player despite her demanding school schedule.

The effects of cashless systems

June 1, 2019

Bella Reeves evaluates the pros and cons of the fast-growing cashless society and how it impacts others.

Seniors reminisce about their time at Carlmont and their lasting memories

May 12, 2019

William Castro-Ramirez and Thomas Leme, seniors, take a trip down memory lane and share their Carlmont experiences. As they are going to the same college and rooming together, they also show how lasting...

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

April 16, 2019

On April 13, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival was held in San Francisco's Japantown for many to enjoy.

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

March 20, 2019

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India.

Zynga and General Assembly host the February’s Women in Tech conference – Bella Reeves

February 26, 2019

On February 22, 2019, Zynga and General Assembly held this month's Women in Tech conference.

San Franciscos Womens March protest for equal rights - Bella Reeves

[Video] San Francisco’s Women’s March protest for equal rights – Bella Reeves

February 12, 2019

Bella Reeves reports on the 2019 San Francisco Women's March.

The Statue of Liberty stands tall, representing the freedom of America.

The U.S. is divided on immigration

February 5, 2019

The U.S. is known as the “land of the opportunity,” but that isn’t the case for everyone. “Immigrants deserve equal opportunity in America, especially if they are escaping poverty or injustice....

Official portrait of San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli.

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

December 5, 2018

With all the construction and development in downtown San Carlos, some residents and business owners wonder if it's worth it. Still, in his last two weeks in the position, Mayor Bob Grassilli remains confident...

Participants of the hunt attempt to guess the number of jelly beans in the jar in the hopes of receiving a raffle ticket.

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

November 2, 2018

The San Carlos Children’s Theater publicized their forthcoming musical, "Return to Oz," by hosting a scavenger hunt around San Carlos on Sunday, Oct. 25. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting for two...

Vendors sell olive oil at Olive Festival in Fremont.

Fremont community celebrates Mediterranean history

October 10, 2018

Fremont pays tribute to its past by recognizing the Franciscan friars who settled in the area in 1894, planted olive trees, and shared their golden oils with the locals in their annual Olive Festival,...

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